Category Archives: Conferences

Check in to Japan’s robot hotel

A fleet of 10 startlingly human-like robots are to be deployed, as members of staff at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. Renowned for being at the forefront of technology, and having a love affair with

Check in to Japan’s robot hotel

A fleet of 10 startlingly human-like robots are to be deployed, as members of staff at the Huis Ten Bosch theme park in Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan. Renowned for being at the forefront of technology, and having a love affair with

Hotel showrounds via Skype – a new way forward?

Sometimes it isn’t always possible to visit every venue on the shortlist for an event in person. Travelling distance, time, diary clashes with other decision makers, the rooms at the venues are in use when you are available, etc, etc,

Hotel showrounds via Skype – a new way forward?

Sometimes it isn’t always possible to visit every venue on the shortlist for an event in person. Travelling distance, time, diary clashes with other decision makers, the rooms at the venues are in use when you are available, etc, etc,

5 reasons why event managers can benefit from hiring a student intern

Let’s face it, in this role we all need some help in some shape or form along the way to become a better Event Manager. Whether you are a single freelancer, a small agency, part of a team of event

5 reasons why event managers can benefit from hiring a student intern

Let’s face it, in this role we all need some help in some shape or form along the way to become a better Event Manager. Whether you are a single freelancer, a small agency, part of a team of event

A day in the life of…a Professional Conference Organiser

Event days always start early. Today the core team are on site for a respectable 6am, joining the AV company team that have been setting up since 5am. Everyone gets to work. Everyone is focused. Time always flies on the

A day in the life of…a Professional Conference Organiser

Event days always start early. Today the core team are on site for a respectable 6am, joining the AV company team that have been setting up since 5am. Everyone gets to work. Everyone is focused. Time always flies on the

Online quiz: What type of event organiser are you?

With the likes of Band Aid, Michael Buble and Slade on repeat, it can only mean one thing…it’s Christmas. And so, in the spirit of goodwill and fun, Park Crescent Conference Centre and Conference News have teamed up to produce

Online quiz: What type of event organiser are you?

With the likes of Band Aid, Michael Buble and Slade on repeat, it can only mean one thing…it’s Christmas. And so, in the spirit of goodwill and fun, Park Crescent Conference Centre and Conference News have teamed up to produce

The power of fonts in events

As journalists, it’s fair to say that we like words. And as journalists in the events industry, it’s interesting to know how much effect the wording, or even the font of text, can have on the success of an event. From

The power of fonts in events

As journalists, it’s fair to say that we like words. And as journalists in the events industry, it’s interesting to know how much effect the wording, or even the font of text, can have on the success of an event. From

The young and mighty – UK Blog Awards 2015

We Blog Events may be a young project but we mean business as a blog, and are here to stay. The team are passionate about events and aim to provide a platform for the characters in the industry, to project

The young and mighty – UK Blog Awards 2015

We Blog Events may be a young project but we mean business as a blog, and are here to stay. The team are passionate about events and aim to provide a platform for the characters in the industry, to project

The events industry gives back

On Sunday 26 October, I was standing on Portsmouth’s seafront, exhausted, in a bit of a sweat, and out of breath…and that was before the race had even started. I took part in this year’s 10mile Great South Run along

The events industry gives back

On Sunday 26 October, I was standing on Portsmouth’s seafront, exhausted, in a bit of a sweat, and out of breath…and that was before the race had even started. I took part in this year’s 10mile Great South Run along

5 Tips to improve the post-event feedback survey you are writing right now

About to write your visitor post-event feedback survey? Step away from that survey until you have read Explori’s five tips below:    

5 Tips to improve the post-event feedback survey you are writing right now

About to write your visitor post-event feedback survey? Step away from that survey until you have read Explori’s five tips below:    

The Breakfast Club

As an #eventprof, are you are a morning person, night person, or somewhere in between? One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work during the day’s events, and how they

The Breakfast Club

As an #eventprof, are you are a morning person, night person, or somewhere in between? One of the things that surprises me time and time again is how we think our brains work during the day’s events, and how they

Kirstie Allsopp’s University Challenge

TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp sparked an online debate in September, after questioning the value of event management degrees on Twitter.

Kirstie Allsopp’s University Challenge

TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp sparked an online debate in September, after questioning the value of event management degrees on Twitter.

The launch of We Blog Events

As a group of journalists in the events industry, we’ve come to realise that there are a great many characters in this community who can often be overshadowed in the world of social media – hard to believe, we know,

The launch of We Blog Events

As a group of journalists in the events industry, we’ve come to realise that there are a great many characters in this community who can often be overshadowed in the world of social media – hard to believe, we know,